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Honors And Enrichment Programs Program Coordinator, UConn Hartford (Closed to new applications/review in progress)

Honors And Enrichment Programs Program Coordinator, UConn Hartford (Student Services Program Coordinator)

Search #: 497892


The Honors and Enrichment Programs Program Coordinator for UConn Hartford is responsible for academic and co-curricular student services provided by Honors and Enrichment Programs, including planning for and coordination of advising and curricular offerings, co-curricular programs, the Honors community, and Honors student life. This position is supervised on campus by the Director of Finance and Operations and in association with the Associate Director for the Honors Program at the Regional Campuses and Director of Regional Campuses for Enrichment Programs. The Program Coordinator will work collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff from across the University to support and sustain Honors and Enrichment Programs engagement opportunities and community at UConn Hartford.


A federally designated Minority Serving Institution, UConn Hartford serves approximately 1,600 undergraduate students and 1,600 graduate students, including majority first-generation and students-of-color cohorts. Centered on teaching, research, and service in and about the majority Black, brown, migrant, and refugee city, UConn Hartford advances a vision of academic excellence focused on community-based, collaborative learning.


Co-Curricular Programming

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement programs and events in collaboration with campus partners as appropriate that support the curricular and co-curricular goals of Honors and Enrichment Programs, such as leadership development; diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice; career or professional development; and/or personal wellness.
  • Works with the Director for Academic Affairs to support faculty, staff, and the Honors leadership team in the development of curriculum and courses for Honors students at UConn Hartford.
  • Collaborate with Honors staff on recruitment and assignment of Honors first-year seminar facilitators and participation in the Honors first-year seminar as necessary.
  • Supervise the day-to-day delivery of Honors and Enrichment Programs co-curricular programming at UConn Hartford.
  • Facilitate student development by serving as advisor to Honors student organizations at UConn Hartford and encouraging collaboration across campuses where appropriate.
  • Assist and advise students and student organizations regarding program planning, use of facilities, program arrangements, services, travel, and available equipment.
  • Engage in promotional activities for Honors and Enrichment Programs.
    Promote a sense of community among all students enrolled in the Honors Program at UConn Hartford.
  • Contribute to successful development, marketing, and implementation of special events and activities at UConn Hartford.
  • Independently compose, prepare, and/or edit standard correspondence and publicity materials.
  • Host and participate in programming and events on evenings and weekends as needed.

Assessment and Strategic Planning

  • Assist in assessment efforts in Honors, including data collection, analysis, and report drafting, requiring knowledge of program objectives.
  • Gather relevant data from UConn Hartford campus students (e.g., pre-med- or pre-law-identified students) for sharing with relevant Enrichment Program partners, where useful and necessary.


  • Assume primary responsibility for academic advising for all UConn Hartford Honors students assigned to the Academic Center for Exploratory Students (ACES).
  • Serve as a resource to UConn Hartford staff and/or faculty on matters of Honors enrollment and requirements as well as for prospective Honors students who will remain at UConn Hartford or change to the Storrs campus.
  • Provide secondary advising regarding Honors Program requirements and policies to all Honors students and prospective Honors students.
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of Honors Orientation programs and advising new students.
  • Support the early intervention program for first-year Honors students to help them achieve success.
  • Conduct workshops for students and others about Honors requirements and participation in collaboration with Honors advising team.
  • Represent the Honors Program and Enrichment Programs at UConn events, as assigned.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for Honors students support services. Make referrals to Honors leadership and appropriate University Offices and Departments as needed.

Other Duties

  • Serve as a resource to students, faculty, staff, and others on matters relating to program policies, procedures, and activities.
  • Monitor approved budget and expenditures; expend resources efficiently; prepare budget reports and projections.
  • Collaborate with other Honors Program staff to track student progress toward achieving Honors requirements.
  • Supervise Honors & Enrichment student employees at UConn Hartford.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to working at a large, diverse, and urban campus.
  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field.
  • Three to four years of professional experience in undergraduate student affairs programming or related experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of undergraduate honors programs, and student programming.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple short- and long-term projects.
  • Proven ability to plan, coordinate, and implement programs, services, and administrative functions.
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and approach challenges flexibly or creatively.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of practices of antiracism, equity, and inclusion.
  • Master’s degree in an appropriate field.
  • Experience in an honors program or college as a student or staff member.
  • Demonstrated commitment to furthering inclusive best practices.
  • Work experience at a large university.
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate student leaders.
  • Experience working with high-achieving students.
  • Experience with supervision


This is a permanent, full-time position. The University offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience, within the range of $57,000-$62,000. Other rights, terms, and conditions of employment are contained in the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA).


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #497892 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Please note that we will not contact references until later in the search process after prior discussion with applicants. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. Include the search number on all correspondence.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on October 25, 2023.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found here.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Pre-Law Academic Specialist

Academic Specialist
Pre-Professional Advising
Enrichment Programs
Storrs, CT

Enrichment Programs is looking to hire an experienced individual for a temporary position in Pre-Professional Advising. This person will advise undergraduate students and alumni interested in attending law school from the beginning exploration of their options through the law school admission process.


  1. Advise students in developing academic plans to prepare for law school and the legal professions.
  2. Advise students and alumni in the application process and assist students and alumni in gaining admission to appropriate law schools.
  3. Disseminate information to students, advisors, and others, including resources about the legal professions, law school application timelines, LSAT exam, and law-related events on and off campus; continue development of the pre-law advising website.
  4. Oversee and coordinate the Special Program in Law.
  5. Maintain assessment data on student applications and admissions in appropriate formats, including electronic. Maintain databases on pre-law students during their undergraduate and post-graduate stages.
  6. Support a peer advising program for third- and fourth-year students to work with first- and second-year students interested in law.
  7. Speak at orientations, open houses, and other events for current and/or prospective students.
  8. Organize programming to support students’ exploration of and preparation for the legal professions, including events with guest speakers representing different facets of the legal professions. Work independently or in collaboration with other University offices to develop and organize workshops and information sessions on relevant topics, including general admission, applications, letters of recommendation, and strategies for writing personal statements.
  9. Act as spokesperson and liaison for the program both within the University and with pre-law departments at other universities, with law schools, and with other relevant audiences.
  10. Engage UConn faculty in support of pre-law students and activities and encourage course development on topics related to the legal professions.
  11. Advise law-related student organizations, as needed.
  12. May supervise support staff and/or student employees.
  13. May work closely with the UConn School of Law on special projects.
  14. Perform related duties as required.


  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in advising undergraduate students or in the legal profession.
  • Ability to travel to UConn regional campuses in a professional capacity.
  • Ability to host and participate in programming and events on evenings and weekends.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies.


  • Experience in legal practice and/or education.
  • Demonstrated understanding of law school admissions landscape.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and counseling skills.
  • Knowledge of pre-law student population.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience with databases, web applications, and electronic communications.


This is a temporary position with a 6-month appointment, which may be continued pending need and funding. Hours will be negotiated with the Department but will be roughly 14 hours/week during academic semesters and 7 hours/week during summer. The hourly rate is commensurate with experience


Please send a letter of interest and resume detailing your qualifications relative to the listed qualifications, as well as contact information for three professional references (including name, title, address, phone number and email address), to Anabel Perez Malone via email:

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce.  The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner.  This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all.  We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.